Authentication News

Authentication is the process of verifying the identity of a user typically through a username and a password. In some cases, additional information may be required, such as a security question or a one-time code sent to a mobile device before being granted access to the system. Performing authentication is important to ensure that only authorized users are able to access a system that protects sensitive data and prevents unauthorized changes from being made. In some cases, authentication may also be used to verify a user’s identity, which is important when financial transactions are taking place or when sensitive information is being shared.

Two-factor authentication (2FA) is an additional layer of security that can be used to protect access to exchanges and digital currency wallets. 2FA requires users to provide two pieces of information in order to gain access to their wallets. The first piece of information is typically a password or PIN, backed up by a one-time code that is generated by an authentication app. On blockchains, authentication is done using a private key, which serves as an identification measure to prove ownership of a blockchain address. A private key allows users to access their accounts and sign transactions. Private keys are kept secret and should never be shared with anyone. Any type of authentication that has multiple stages should make it difficult for hackers to gain access to digital currency wallets.

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Former racing champion Vincenzo Sospiri said that this will allow them to monitor and ensure the quality of their car parts.
Lamborghini-backed GT racing team to authenticate car parts using NFTs
Ezra Reguerra
2022-07-05T14:04:49+01:00
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Sponsored
This blockchain platform produces certificates of authenticity for real-world items that use a luxury object's own biometric features.
Unsure if fine art or a luxury watch is real? This blockchain-based project has your back
Chris Jones
2022-06-27T13:00:00+01:00
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Sponsored
This protocol allows internet users to secure their online accounts with two-factor authentication on the blockchain.
Protocol offering 2FA on the blockchain unveils even more features for its flagship app
Chris Jones
2022-06-18T13:00:00+01:00
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ICP-powered ORIGYN is leveraging blockchain and biometric technology to tackle the issue of counterfeit watches.
Internet Computer's ORIGYN is watching the watches using NFT authentication
Ornella Hernández
2022-04-29T00:53:00+01:00
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The digital NFT collective is expected to debut their pfp avatar collection, titled CloneX, later this month.
RTFKT partners with Daz 3D to advance metaverse NFT’s
Tom Farren
2021-11-04T16:00:00+00:00
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Interview
Cointelegraph spoke to Chris Le, the co-founder of NFT sneaker brand RTFKT Studios for an exclusive insight into the project’s vision and ambitions.
‘We want to be the brand of the metaverse,’ says RTKFT’s Chris Le
Tom Farren
2021-10-04T14:51:25+01:00
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To stand out in a saturated market, NFT startups should focus on real use cases, according to COO at NFTY Labs, Titan Inc.
Utility-focused NFTs: the future of blockchain art?
Marco Castrovilli
2021-07-02T20:30:00+01:00
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Designed in collaboration with British influencer Zuby, each piece is linked to the VeChain blockchain for “Proof of authenticity”.
Bitcoin Movement launches collection of blockchain-backed streetwear designed by Zuby
Husayn Hashim
2020-11-15T19:14:46+00:00
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